Run for Fun

Run for Fun

Running is a safe and enjoyable way to health and fitness. Running on a regular basis can:

  • Make you feel good
  • Give you more energy
  • Help you sleep
  • Help reduce stress
  • Keep your heart strong
  • Reduce blood pressure
  • Help weight management

Joining a running group is an excellent way to meet people and get fit while enjoying the local environment. Why not come along to a session, which is led by a qualified running coach and includes an appropriate warm up and cool down activity.

Weekly running sessions suitable for complete beginners and those who wish to run as part of a group.

When and where?

Monday at Prime Time Fitness, Girton

Weekly at 7:00 p.m. (starting in March 2015)
Contact: (01223) 519548

Monday at Cottenham Village Green

Weekly at 6:30 p.m.
Contact: Clare Strongman or 01954 231806

Monday at Longstanton Pavilion Car Park

Weekly at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday at Over Village Green 

Weekly at 6:30 p.m. (mixed ability)
Contact: Clare Strongman or 01954 231806

Wednesday at Swavesey Village College

Weekly at 6:30 p.m.
Contact: Clare Strongman or 01954 231806

Thursday at Cottenham

Weekly mixed ability group 6:30 p.m. (meet on village green)
Contact: Clare Strongman or (01954) 231806

Thursday at Melbourn Sports Centre, The Moor, Melbourn

Weekly Duathon group (Running and swimming) 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Contact: Melbourn Sports Centre or 01763 263313

Friday at Over Doctors Surgery

Weekly at 6:30 p.m.
Contact: Clare Strongman or (01954) 231806

Sunday, varies locations (details on Fen Edge Runners Facebook page)

Weekly at 10:00 a.m.
Contact: Clare Strongman on (01954) 231806

People runningIt seems we also have plenty of parents wanting to take part in some exercise after dropping their children at the school gates and we want to help harness that enthusiasm. Groups cater for complete beginners and start with a mix of walking and running to help participants build up fitness at their own pace. Improver's groups cater for those progressing from beginners and wishing to continue running with the benefit of advice from a qualified instructor. So far we have established the following groups and are looking to take this further.

Wednesday at Bourn Primary School, Bourn

Meeting weekly during term time 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Beginners and those wanting to join a group
Contact: Hannah Hodgson

Friday at Monkfield Park Primary School, Cambourne

Meeting weekly during term time 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Beginners and Improvers welcome
Contact: Jenny Macfarlane or Sam Hellewell on 07928 060972

If your school would like help in starting a local running group then get in touch.

Contact: Helen Stepney or 01954 713070

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